Vikki Petraitis

Vikki Petraitis

Biography

Vikki Petraitis is a true crime author. Her best-selling book about The Frankston Murders has been re-released to mark the 25th anniversary. Vikki’s work has been featured in several podcasts including Casefile, and the Australian True Crime Podcast. She has also re-released her first book, The Phillip Island Murder after world-wide interested in the case. Vikki’s latest book, Once a Copper, tells the story of Brian ‘The Skull’ Murphy, known once as Australia’s toughest cop. It was released in March and longlisted in the 2018 Ned Kelly Awards. Vikki appears on panels and at comic debates, and is in great demand as a public speaker. She is currently working on her PhD in Creative Writing, and teaches short courses in memoir and creative writing at libraries. Her next book, Inside the Law, will detail her 25 years writing true crime.

All sessions featuring Vikki Petraitis

Vikki Petraitis and Robin Bowles – Truth is Stranger than Fiction

17 Nov 2018
2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Inspiration Space, Level Two
Geelong Library & Heritage Centre

The Great Debate

17 Nov 2018
6:00 pm-8:30 pm
The High Ground, Level Five
Geelong Library & Heritage Centre